New Arrivals · Ohio Travel/History

April 13, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Maria Longworth Storer : from music and art to popes and presidents

April 12, 2019
Moore, Constance J., author.
xxi, 365 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room has green binding with gold lettering on spine wrapped in green pictorial dust jacket.
Prologue: December 1905 -- Egypt -- Wealthiest unmarried lady in the country -- Season of hope, of desire, of promise -- Good looks, intelligence, and character -- Giggle, gabble, gobble, and go -- Exiled here -- This ungrateful country -- Ambassadress -- "Dear Theodore" versus "dear Maria" -- Gadflies -- Modern monstrosity -- Drifting along alone -- Epilogue: equal footing with intelligent men.
"Maria Longworth Storer: From Music and Art to Popes and Presidents tells the story of one of Cincinnati's most prominent women activists and socialites, Maria Longworth Storer. A philanthropist and talented artist, known as the founder of Rookwood Pottery, Maria pushed the boundaries of women's involvement in the public sphere and established close diplomatic relationships with a number of religious figures and political leaders, including then president Teddy Roosevelt. When a 1906 scandal inflicted considerable damage on her second husband's and her positions, Maria managed to recover and devote her life to the causes she held dearest--religion, art, and philanthropy. Her activist spirit left a lasting impression and remains an important part of Cincinnati and American history"-- Provided by publisher.

Welcome to the National Parks in Ohio.

April 12, 2019
United States. National Park Service, author, publisher.
[United States] : National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, [198-?)
1 sheet : map ; 22 cm
Copies located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room is a single sheet of gold paper with orange map on front.
A single sheet brochure detailing basic information about 4 of the national parks, monuments, or historic sites that are located in the state of Ohio. Includes information about what was then called the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area (now known as the Cuyahoga Valley National Park), the Mound City Group National Monument (now known as the Hopewell Culture National Historical Park), the Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, and the William Howard Taft National Historic Site.

The Cincinnati Black History Museum program.

April 10, 2019
Cincinnati, Ohio : Arts Consortium, [199-?]
1 sheet (6 unnumbered panels) : illustrations ; 20 x 26 cm folded to 20 x 9 cm
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room is a brown folded brochure printed on tan paper.
A brochure promoting a possible Cincinnati Black History Museum and asking for donations and assistance in gathering exhibits, memorabilia, and donations. The Arts Consortium ultimately founded the Cincinnati African-American Museum at Union Terminal which was active from 1993 until around 2010.

Best of Cincinnati.

April 5, 2019
Cincinnati, Ohio : Published by CityBeat
v. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Title from cover.

The United States of Ohio : one American state and its impact on the other forty-nine

March 15, 2019
Rohr, David E., author.
x, 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Sister theory -- America writ small -- Crossroads, thrill rides, and lunch -- Moondogs and rock halls -- Harriet and the generals -- Porkopolis -- The soap that floats -- Ruthless -- Mother of invention -- Henry Ford's front lawn -- Up from the bicycle shop -- From Dayton to the Moon -- The internal melting pot -- Where sports first met money -- More than a game -- Being Cleveland -- Killing Marilyn and Sam -- Ending the '60s -- The electoral collage -- Eight average presidents -- Yard signs in the heartland.
"The story of Ohio--from its geographical position to its cultural mix and economic development--and its centrality to Americans inside and outside the state"-- Provided by publisher.

Ohio ... calendar of events.

March 13, 2019
Columbus, Ohio : Division of Travel & Tourism
volumes : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 22 cm
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection (May/August 1987) has original printed wrappers.
Provides travelers with an indispensable listing of special events, festivals, county fairs and more, all color-coded by geographic area and listed in chronological order for ease of use.

Ohio : off the beaten path.

February 18, 2019
Charlotte, N.C. : East Woods Press,
v. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Imprint varies: <1988-2001> Chester, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press ; 2005-2010, Guilford, Conn. : Insiders' Guide ; 2014, Guilford, Conn. : GPP Travel ; 2019- Guilford, Conn : Globe Pequot.
"A guide to unique places"--Cover (varies).

The Blue book of Cincinnati.

February 11, 2019
Cincinnati, Ohio : Jane Finneran.
v. ; 19 cm.
Vols. for 1964-1973 edited by Jane Finneran; 1976-1997 by Kay Hauer; 2000-<2016> by Daniel Brown.
Includes Miss to Mrs. (a cross index of maiden and married names).

Don't let me down : a memoir

February 4, 2019
Hosier, Erin, author.
New York : Atria Books, 2019.
319 pages ; 24 cm
Side one / Jack -- A day in the life -- Blackbird -- Cry baby cry -- If I fell -- The two of us -- Carry that weight -- Run for your life -- Don't let me down -- Rain -- Julia -- I'm looking through you -- Interlude: girl -- Hey Jude -- In my life -- Side two / Erin -- She's leaving home -- I'm a loser -- Come together -- The end -- Golden slumbers -- Here comes the sun -- I want to tell you -- Help! -- Got to get you into my life -- Fixing a hole -- You've got to hide your love away -- Let it be.
"Erin Hosier and her family belonged to a strict evangelical church in Bainbridge, Ohio, for the first fourteen years of her life. But Erin was a rebel of the eighties who dyed her hair with cherry Kool-Aid while loudly defending liberal causes. Behind closed doors, she and her family were "five mentally ill people at different stages of development, screaming and flailing hysterically like hyenas." At the heart of the family was her father, Jack, whom Erin remembers as "the first boy I ever knew, the first man I ever loved, and the first significant person in my life to die." But she and her family also knew his other side far too well--his lies and his quick-flame anger that they were careful not to provoke. But Erin never saw her dad angry when he was listening to the Beatles. Despite being seen as a sin in their church, rock n' roll became the bond that brought father and daughter together. It gave Erin the courage to ultimately stand up to her father and everybody else; the push to leave home and move to New York City; and the coping mechanism for all the pain along the way. Don't Let Me Down is the story of a young woman who tip-toed within the shadow of her father. It breaks open what women feel about their sexuality, self-worth, and the rites of passage they go through in adolescence. Above all, it's the story of growing up with one dysfunctional family and finding peace in another."--Provided by publisher.

Panorama of the 17th state.

January 29, 2019
[Toledo, Ohio] : Inside Michigan Publishers, Inc., [1953]
114 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Issued as Vol. 2, no. 8 of Inside Ohio Magazine.
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room is the complete issue of the magazine in original wrappers.

History of Coalton and Coal Township : the town with more future than past.

December 19, 2018
[Jackson, Ohio] : Jackson County Genealogical Society, 2005.
85, 77 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 28 cm
Reprint. Originally published: Coalton, Ohio : [s.n.], 1953.
"Indexed by Karen Davis, 2004"--Page 77.

Wellston family history.

December 19, 2018
[Wellston, Ohio] : [Wellston Historical Association], [2003?]
65, [66] pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Cover title.

History of Jackson County

December 19, 2018
[Jackson, Ohio?] : [Jackson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society?], [between 1983 and 2007]
116, [14] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Reprint. Originally published in 1953 ; new index has been added.
Cover title.

Facts from the history of Tiffin public schools.

December 12, 2018
Dildine, Frank.
[Bucyrus, Ohio] : [A-1 Printing], 2001.
78, 88 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Originally published 1927. Reprinted by Seneca County Genealogical Society, 2001.
Cover title.

Library scrapbook of Cincinnati facts

December 3, 2018
Fisher, Miriam Marting, author.
Cincinnati, OH : Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 1955.
303 pages, 14 unnumbered leaves ; 28 cm
Title taken from spine.
"Corrections and additions will be gratefully received by Mrs. Teasdale Fisher"--Introduction.
Introduction -- Antiquities -- Architecture -- Cincinnati views -- Local history -- National history -- Industry -- Miscellaneous arts -- Music -- Painting -- Religion -- Sculpture -- Science -- Theatre -- Index.
A compendium of miscellaneous facts about Cincinnati, Ohio compiled by Miriam Marting Fisher (1903-2000), wife of Teasdale Fisher and a local attorney who was one of the earliest female graduates of the Salmon P. Chase School of Law.

Annual manual : the local's guide to living in Cincinnati.

November 27, 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio : Published by CityBeat
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Title from cover.
Copies in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room have original printed wrappers.

Hardin County's on fire!! : a collection of destructive fires in and around Hardin County (1833 to 1933)

November 13, 2018
Marvin, Ronald I., compiler
[Kenton, Ohio] : Hardin County Genealogical Society, 2012.
82 leaves : illustrations ; 28 cm
"September 2012."
"Compiled from articles in local newspapers including the Kenton Democrat, the Kenton Daily Democrat, the Hardin County Weekly Republican, the Kenton Weekly Republican, [and] the University Herald."
Ada -- Alger -- Belle Center -- Dudley Township -- Dunkirk -- Foraker -- Forest -- Harrod -- Kenton -- McGuffey -- Mount Victory -- Patterson -- Ridgeway -- Roundhead.

From wilderness to city. Volume one, History of Tiffin and Seneca County, Ohio, from prehistoric times to the incorporation of Tiffin as a city

November 8, 2018
Dildine, Frank.
[Seneca Co, Ohio] : [Seneca County Genealogical Society], [[1999?]
124 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Index: p. 99-124.
"Pioneer and early years historical events put in story garb and chronologically arranged, with high point feature articles."

Secret Cincinnati : a guide to the weird, wonderful, and obscure

November 7, 2018
Witt, Kathryn, author.
St. Louis, MO : Reedy Press, LLC, [2018]
vi, 202 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room has original color pictorial paper wrappers.
"Told with wonder, humor, and a big dose of sentimentality, here is a travel guide that lauds those little (and little-known) treasures all over town. From a tower missing its church and a maze you can meditate your way through to a book relating to a real-life beheading and a memorial to the last passenger pigeon, Secret Cincinnati is an exuberant shout-out to all that makes Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky that sometimes weird and always wonderful place it is"--Back cover.

Historic hotels of Columbus, Ohio

November 7, 2018
Betti, Tom, author.
Charleston, SC : History Press, 2015.
176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Wicked Columbus, Ohio

November 7, 2018
Meyers, David, 1948- author.
Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2015.
142 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Peckuwe 1780 : the Revolutionary War on the Ohio River frontier

November 2, 2018
Winkler, John F., 1946- author.
Botley, Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2018.
96 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm

Best hikes Cincinnati : the greatest views, wildlife, and forest strolls

October 19, 2018
Molloy, Johnny, 1961-
Guilford, CT : Falcon Guides, 2018.
xviii, 200 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm.
Includes index.

Early Cincinnati : a paper read before the Optimist Club

October 16, 2018
Wilby, Joseph.
Cincinnati : [publisher not identified, 1902.
23 pages ; 18 cm
Item located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room has original paper wrappers detached.
"March 1, 1902"--Cover.

Abandoned Ohio : ghost towns, cemeteries, schools, and more

October 11, 2018
Morris, Glenn, author.
[United States] : America Through Time, 2018.
111 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm

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